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Flute

Maker:
Probably by Edward Riley (American (born England) 1769–1829 New York) later of New York
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Boxwood, ivory, silver
Dimensions:
608mm/528mm
Classification:
Aerophone-Blow Hole-side-blown flute (transverse)
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Alonzo Lehman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.349.55
Not on view
Marking: E-RILEY/No 8-STRAND/LONDON (Barrel originally stamped upside down)
Robert Alonzo Lehman
Robert Alonzo Lehman in Historic Flutes from Private Collections. Exhibition catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1986, pg. 18, ill.



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